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Active Minds Panel Discussion

Hear from a panel of U-M students about their own stories related to experiences about mental health at our university. The students, who belong to a local U-M unit of a national organization called ACTIVE MINDS, are all advocates for providing support and reducing stigma about mental health issues.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 7, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Public Philosophy Reading Group: The Wretched of the Earth

Join us for a lively discussion of Franz Fanon’s "The Wretched of the Earth" (1961) and its meaning for our contemporary context. The Wretched of the Earth is Fanon’s classic analysis of colonialism and revolution.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 4, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

Reflections on Disability

Janice Fialka is the author of What Matters: Reflections on Disability, Community and Love.

Event Information

Date & Time
November 14, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Lecture

Film: Miya of the Quiet Strength

Miya of the Quiet Strength is a documentary about the life of Miya Rodolfo-Sioson, the lone survivor of the November 1, 1991 University of Iowa shooting, 25 years ago. Following her injury, Miya became a quadriplegic.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 28, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Film

Disability Justice Panel

A panel of scholars and activists from the U-M community reflect on the ways in which disability activism may connect with other movements for social justice. Drawing from their own work and experience, panelists explore the meaning of disability justice and offer wisdom for building social movements based on interdependence.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 20, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Short Films Night: Compensation, Her Giveaway, Talk to Me

Compensation: The first feature by award-winning filmmaker Zeinabu Irene Davis (Cycles and A Powerful Thang), presents two unique African-American love stories between a deaf woman and a hearing man.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 14, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Film

The Intersection of Disability and Diversity

A panel discusses exploring the many aspects of diversity including intersectionality, particularly with the broad spectrum of differences found in the disability community.

Panelists:

Event Information

Date & Time
October 10, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Film: Wretches and Jabberers

In the film Wretches & Jabberers, Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette (both men with autism), embark on a global quest to change attitudes about disability and intelligence. Traveling to Sri Lanka, Japan and Finland, at each stop, they dissect public attitudes about autism and issue a hopeful challenge to reconsider competency and the future.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 7, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Film

The Athlete Experience

"The Athlete Experience" panel explores the intersection of athletics and disability on campus, including the psychological challenges faced by student athletes and the supports available to athletes with physical differences or impairments.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 6, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Comics on Color, Crips, Queers, and Other Idiosyncrasies

A panel of speakers provide an introduction to and overview of how comics have addressed issues of difference and inclusion in works from both mainstream and independent publishing venues, and ways in which inclusion in comics can make a difference in people's lives.

Event Information

Date & Time
October 4, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Investing in Ability Week
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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